Northern Water Supply Action Plan prepared
Rs 1,600 m Emergency Economic Project:
The National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWS&DB) has prepared a
Water Supply Action Plan for the Northern Province to be carried out
along with a Rs 1,600 million Emergency Northern Economic Project.
The Action Plan is under way to meet the water requirements of the
Northern population. It is envisioned to meet the sanitation and
hygienic requirements of the people, Irrigation and Water Management
authorities told the Daily News Thursday.
According to NWSDB chairman Karunasena Hettiarachchi, the Board has
commenced construction of what will be the “biggest” water and
sanitation projects in the North under the National Water Action Plan,
The projects are funded by the Asian Development Bank. They are known as
“ADB Fifth” and “ADB sixth”projects.